The 12 year old best entertainer of all TV Channels - Antakshari of Zee TV
has come to an end. There is a grand finale of the same on Sat 9th July
Just to brief u,
1. The program started on Oct 3rd 1993 with the name "Close Up Antakshari"
2. Many hostesses came up- Durga JAsraj, , ,
Ritcha, Shefali Chhaya, Rageshwari, Sagarika.
3. continued to be the highlight of the program
4. Antakshari revolutionised the concept of pure Desi entertainment bringing
to the centrestage this simple game which people played in their leisure
5. The innnovative rounds like prelude, Dhun, Visual, Remix, Sing in 1 1/2
minute and many others were genuinely new ideas
6. Perhaps the only program totally Indian unlike KBC, Indian Idol etc (all
7. It is the only program that was shot across many countries. Their shows
were held in , , , , .
8. The program brought Hindi old and new songs to the centrestage
9. The program was always aired on Friday at 8:00 p.m
There was only one schedule change in the last 3 years Friday 8:30 p.m.
10. Look at the number of people who came on this show. They were from wide
variety of fields- NAvy, Army, Air force, Postmen, Engineers, Doctors,
Firemen,Singers, Cricketers(Ganguly, Dravid, , Harbhajan Singh),
Film And TV Actors, Disabled people
11. The first program to start the concept of Celebrity Specials
12.The only Indian Program to enter LIMCA BOOK OF RECORDS.
13. Several channels tried to beat the popularity of Antakshari. Sachin
tried to do it, various regional channels tried. Everyone failed. Antakshari
FOR DECADES TO COME ONE CAN NEVER FIND SUCH A HEALTHY, FAMILY ENTERTAINER. 1 HOUR OF WHOLSEOME ENTERTAINMENT. IT SYMBOLISED MUSIC and MELODY
I am emotionally attached to this program and will continue to miss this
program. Anatakshari U ROCK!!!!!
And last!!! This is one program that can beat all EKTA KAPOOR's SERIALS. NOB
ODY IN FUTURE CAN BEAT THE 12 YEAR TRACK RECORD of ANTAKSHARI again.
ANTAKSHARI HAS CREATED HISTORY..................